Notable Achievements

Associate Professor of Spanish Carlos de Oro published a chapter titled “Between Armed Conflict, Social Awareness and the Neoliberal Market: The Case of Alias María” in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Resisting Neoliberalism?, eds. Claudia Sandberg and Carolina Rocha (Palgrave Macmillan). He also presented a paper about the same topic at the 2018 annual Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) conference at Vanderbilt University.

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Expertise

Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture

Carlos de Oro, holds a Ph.D. in Romance Studies from the University of Miami, Florida, and an M.A. on Latin American and Peninsular Literature and Culture from the University of Arkansas. His research agenda includes Latin American film, literatures and cultures. Carlos is interested in the analysis of social, political, and cultural discourses and representations, (both dominant and dissenting) that are centered on the discussion of a nation and a national identity. Additional research interests include the analysis of Gender, Class and Race representations in Contemporary Latin American Literature and Film.

  • Carlos de Oro, holds a Ph.D. in Romance Studies from the University of Miami, Florida, and an M.A. on Latin American and Peninsular Literature and Culture from the University of Arkansas. His research agenda includes Latin American film, literatures and cultures. Carlos is interested in the analysis of social, political, and cultural discourses and representations, (both dominant and dissenting) that are centered on the discussion of a nation and a national identity. Additional research interests include the analysis of Gender, Class and Race representations in Contemporary Latin American Literature and Film.